Tender Is the Night

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In 1932, Fitzgerald's wife Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was hospitalized for schizophrenia in Baltimore, Maryland. The author rented the "la Paix" estate in the suburb of Towson to work on this book, the story of the rise and fall of Dick Diver, a promisin ...Continua
Wrote 4/26/19

Fitzgerald is a little bit hard for me at this moment, especially when I need to split time between English and Japanese. But the cover is simply too lovely that I cannot skip this book anymore.

Wrote 2/21/18
e con "Tenera è la notte" finisce per me l'età del Jazz. Mi ero ripromesso anni fa, dopo aver letto il Grande Gatsby, di provare a leggere qualcos'altro di Fitzgerald, ma dopo tutto leggere è come ascoltare la musica, se non ti smuove qualcosa dentro...Continua
Wrote 4/10/14

That's what I call a masterpiece. It's the second book by Fitzgerald that I've read and I can say that he's definitely one of my favorite writers. Good story, good plot, good characters. A must-read.

Wrote 4/3/13

I found this a hard book to rate; it started very good indeed, and then turned into another story. Always a pleasure to read Fitzgerald's prose, though.

Wrote 10/30/11

A little disappointed by the plot but what a great writing!

Mary Lou
Wrote Oct 19, 2015, 12:48
She had somehow given over the thinking to him, and in his absences her very action seemed automatically governed by what he would like, so that now she felt inadequate to match her intentions against his. Yet think she must; she knew at last the num...Continua
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Mary Lou
Wrote Oct 19, 2015, 12:38
He remembered once when the grass was amp ad she came to him on hurried feet, hrr thin slippers drenched with dew, she stood upon his shoes nestling close and held up her face, showing it as a book open at a page. "Think how you love me," she whisper...Continua
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Mary Lou
Wrote Oct 19, 2015, 12:31
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure, and the memory so possessed him that for the moment there where nothing to do but to pretend.
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Princess Lolita
Wrote Jul 31, 2013, 14:21
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure
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Princess Lolita
Wrote Jul 31, 2013, 14:20
"Going home?" "Home? I have no home. I am going to a war." "What war?" "What war? Any war. I haven't seen a paper lately but I suppose there's a war - there always is." "Don't you care what you fight for?" "Not at all - so long as I'm well treated. W...Continua
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